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    Book Discussion on The Reckoning

    Jacob Soll talked about his book, The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations, in which he examines the use of financial accounting throughout history and its…

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    Book Discussion on Warlords, Strongman Governors, and the State in Afghanistan

    Dipali Mukhopadhyay talked about her book, Warlords, Strongman Governors, and the State in Afghanistan, in which she looks at the political life of Afghanistan since 2001. She argued that…

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    Book Discussion on Maximalist

    Stephen Sestanovich talked about his book Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama, in which he argues that there is no such thing as a golden age of American foreign…

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    Journalism After Edward Snowden

    Panelists talked about how journalism has changed since the Guardian newspaper’s decision to publish leaked U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance files submitted by former…

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    Debate on Climate Engineering

    David Keith and Clive Hamilton debated the idea of scientifically manipulating the environment to address the threat of global warming. David Keith, author of A Case for Climate…

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    Energy Secretary Moniz on Climate and Energy Plans

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz talked about the Obama administration’s climate and energy plan in his first major policy address. He said that climate change was not debatable as…

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    Book Discussion on Balance

    Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane talked about their book, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America, in which they argued that economic imbalance had played a…

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    Panel Discussion on Good Wars, Bad Wars

    Authors Dale Maharidge and Nick Turse talked about World War II and the Vietnam War. Dale Maharidge is the author of Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War, about his…

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    Media Coverage of Crime and Mass Casualties

    Panelists talked about media coverage of the perpetrators of mass casualty crimes. Topics included the the December 2012 Connecticut elementary shooting, gun control efforts, and media…

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    Social Media and Breaking News

    Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” following breaking national news stories such as recent school shootings in Connecticut and the…

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    News Coverage of Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

    A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a photojournalist, all from Newtown, Connecticut, talked about their experiences in the immediate…

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    Impact of Social Media on Journalism

    Bill Grueskin, academic dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, talked about the use of social media in reporting. Reporters have gone from virtual anonymity to…

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    News Coverage of Mass Shootings

    Reporters and clinicians talked about lessons learned from coverage of the mass shootings at Columbine High School, Virginia Tech University, and Newtown, Connecticut, and the Boston…

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    Future of Business Schools

    Panelists talked about the future of business schools and how they might change in the future. Among the topics they addressed were the value of a business degree, business ethics as…

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    Philanthropy and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about the role of philanthropy in shaping U.S. foreign policy. Topics included the Cold War, and U.S. response to India’s AIDS epidemic. They responded to…

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    U.S. Intervention in Foreign Conflicts

    David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. intervention in foreign conflicts. He talked about his new book, Liberating Kosovo: Coercive…

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    Anti-Bullying Efforts and School Safety

    Professor Mark Berkowitz and researcher Allison Dymnicki talk about how teaching tolerance and compassion is more effective in combating bullying. Columbia University’s Institute…

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    Anti-Bullying Forum

    Educators, superintendents, and researchers from around the country talked about their school districts' successes in teaching tolerance and compassion to combat bullying. Columbia…

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    Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty

    Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about…

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    Gender Issues and the 2012 Election

    Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including women’s health and reproductive rights, marriage equality, poverty, and political…

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